• Title
    Senior Process Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Process
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Process Engineer with extensive experience in the nuclear industry.


    About Wood Nuclear:

    Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.


    Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.


    Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.


    What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.


    Key responsibilities:

    The Senior Engineer will support the discipline Lead or Responsible Engineer with the management, direction and coordination of the Project Engineering work and interaction with other Project discipline teams to deliver and manage projects / sub-contractors primarily across the Decommissioning portfolio of projects being delivered to Magnox, Urenco, DSRL and other non-Sellafield nuclear sites in the UK and increasingly overseas.


    Your responsibilities will be supporting various and diverse nuclear clients primarily within the Decommissioning business, including:

    • Waste retrieval and treatment
    • Decommissioning projects
    • Nuclear new build
    • POCO and care and maintenance projects
    • Design justification or assessment of new and existing process plants as part of safety reports.
    • Technical assessment on behalf of Nuclear regulators
    • Key discipline contributor in Feasibility and Optioneering Studies.
    • Hazard Identification Studies.
    • Process Design Development.
    • Implementing Engineering Procedures and maintaining the required standards of technical quality in the delivery of projects.
    • Business development through participation in bid work (technical and costing / scheduling)
    • Leading small teams of multidisciplinary engineers, both internally and combined with partner companies, joint-ventures and client teams.
    • Development and Mentoring of younger engineers (graduates and early career engineers)
    • Production and Checking of Process engineering design documentation including:
      • Process flow sheets,
      • PFDs / P&IDs,
      • Datasheets and underpinning calculations
      • Basis of Design,
      • Process Descriptions etc.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Preferred Experience, Skills and Qualifications

    • 5-10 years of experience in an engineering design capacity.
    • Demonstrable design experience in a highly regulated environment.
    • Ideally, knowledge and experience of ‘gated’ design and safety case processes within the nuclear industry and associated standards and deliverables.
    • Demonstrable Experience in a similar role.
    • Degree Qualified as a minimum.
    • Chartered Engineer status with the IChemE.

    What do you get?

    As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:

    For you:

    • A competitive reward package.
    • Work life balance – We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
    • Family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
    • International opportunities - As a 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 counties you will have access to international career opportunities.
    • For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit.
    • To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions. 

    For our communities:

    • We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme.  In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.



    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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